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Delta 8 declared legal in KY after much uncertainty

Charity Blanton Aug 8, 2022 According to Katie Moyer, president the Kentucky Hemp Association, Delta 8 THC has been declared a legal hemp-derivative after a year of deliberation.  Moyer said in a Sunday release that this was a “huge win for farmers and retailers of hemp derivatives in the Commonwealth.” According to Moyer, there isn’t any

KYHA and the Delta-8 Defense

What a year! It’s hard to believe that one year has gone by since we filed our lawsuit to protect the rights of Kentuckians to hemp-derived Delta-8. We are proud to say that, so far, the lawsuit has been a success. But the fight is far from over and we need your help. Please take

KYHA Board Members on WAVE 3 News Listens Live!

Board members from the Kentucky Hemp Association (KYHA) were interviewed on WAVE 3 News Louisville Listens Live! on July 16, 2021. The KYHA board members discussed hemp education, hemp legislation, and upcoming events!

KYHA Fights Back Against Delta-8 THC Raids

The KYHA and numerous individual members have retained legal counsel to fight back against the unlawful Delta 8 raids of hemp retail stores in Kentucky.

U.S. House Passes SAFE Banking Act

SAFE Banking Act passes in the U.S. House of Representatives and will move to the Senate. Contact your Senators to support SAFE Banking for hemp companies.

KYHA Board Member Lends His Voice and Leadership to “Farm Aid For Hemp” Campaign

KYHA Board Director, Joe Hickey, of Halcyon Holdings, LLC. lends his voice and leadership to a Change.org campaign titled “Farm Aid for Hemp.” The campaign is encouraging Farm Aid to support small family farmers by including hemp at this year’s event.

Commissioner Quarles Appoints KYHA Representatives to Industrial Hemp Advisory Board

Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles has made eight appointments to the state’s Industrial Hemp Advisory Board, four of which are KYHA members, board directors, or advisors.

The KYHA Announces Partnership with North Star Strategies, LLC

The KYHA sent a letter to legislators this week to introduce the group and to announce a partnership with North Star Strategies, LLC. North Star Strategies will handle government relations for the KYHA.

NASDA Adopts Policy to Raise Legal Definition of THC in Hemp from 0.3% to 1%

The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) has adopted new policy encouraging Congress to raise the legal definition of THC in hemp from 0.3% to 1%.

The USDA Announces Final Rule on U.S. Hemp Production

The U.S. Department of Agriculture released its Final Rule on Hemp Production on January 16th, 2021. We are excited to see improvements in comparison to the Interim Final Rule, but as will always be the case, there is more work to be done to improve hemp industry guidelines for everyone.